Commission on Education and Communication

We believe conservation is all about people. When we decide it’s good for us -for our homes, families and businesses- nature wins. We win, too. Our job is to mobilize people all over the planet to support action for conservation.



How we engage 

The Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) drives change for the co-creation of sustainable solutions through leading communication, learning and knowledge management in IUCN and the wider conservation community.



  • IUCN 70th Celebrations Photo: IUCN

    IUCN 70th Anniversary celebrations in Halifax, Canada


    IUCN Indigenous Peoples’ Organisation (IPO) Members and non-members attending the Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods conference in Halifax, celebrated IUCN’s 70th Anniversary on 30 May 2018.

  • Feeling save during field trip Photo: Peter Paul van Kempen

    Great solutions deserve strategic communication


    The desert in Africa is always hungry, looking for fertile land to devour. The SAWAP project develops new ways to fight the desert, for instance with smart agriculture. That’s great! But who knows about these innovative solutions? And who adopts them? Experts...

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, World Heritage, youth Photo: IUCN / Angela Jones

    The 12-year-old Belizean girl who spoke up at the World Heritage Committee meeting – interview


    “I respectfully encourage the representatives of each country present to think of my generation in decision-making regarding World Heritage sites – our barrier reef and our planet depend on it.” Thus did Madison Pearl Edwards address the delegates gathered at...


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